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Military Rifles for sale

  items as of 8 February 2019, updated 21 February 2019  

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GERMAN Model Karabiner 88 bolt-action carbine (no serial number) by uncertain maker c.1893.  A very rare commercial example chambered in 8x57j caliber and featuring double-set hair-triggers, with receiver "in the white" and beautiful mottled finish on the metal of the magazine.  No manufacturer's markings or serial numbers, just load-info (as is typical on commercial rifles) on left side of the receiver, rear sight is of the folding express type.  Excellent condition with a beautiful shiny bore, tigerstriped walnut stock has very glossy finish with some really old handling marks (but no cracks or issues) and absolutely as cute as can be.  Not import-marked.  PHOTOS . . . $1275.      Antique, no FFL required   

U.S.A. Model 1917 bolt-action sporterized  rifle # 578110 (.30-06) made by Remington in 1918. Excellent condition, with full bluing remaining on all external metal. This appears to be at first a Remington Model 30S, which is a scarce sporting rifle made in 1931 from Model of 1917 actions which had the rear sight (and rear sight guards) removed and replaced with a Lyman peep rear fight (as does this example),  However instead of having an express-type sporting half-length buttstock this has a nicely (professionally) checkered military stock with undated High Standard barrel. Bore is mirror-bright and strong, completely functional. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $875.    C&R 

SOVIET Model 38 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action carbine # ML1101 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1943. Very Good overall arsenal-refurbished condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a somewhat bright bore (has NOT been counterbored at muzzle). All matching serial numbers (including prefix letters on small parts). Laminated M44 buttstock has no finish and quite a few handling marks. Includes cleaning rod.  Far from being ugly, but not pretty either.  PHOTOS . . . $425.    C&R

ITALIAN Model 1891 Mannlicher-Carcano bolt-action infantry rifle # YK3368 (6.5x52) mfg. by Terni in 1916.  Excellent condition with 95% or so bluing, bore is mostly bright and strong. Has bent bolt, with accuracy marking (crossed rifles over target) on left side of barrel shank.  Stock is not matching with some dings and handling marks and a very thin hairline crack at tang. Includes cleaning rod and U.S. Model 1907 military leather sling  PHOTOS . . . $475Sale!  $425.   C&R  SOLD

JAPANESE Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action rifle Series 40 # 76790 (7.7x58) mfg. at Jinsen Arsenal  (Inchon, Korea) in Summer 1945. Very Good or better condition with full original bluing (fading to brown). No matching serial numbers, mum lightly ground (mostly still visible). This type has fixed peep rear sight, cylindrical bolt handle with welded safety knob, wooden buttplate and no grooves on receiver for action cover and no provision for cleaning rod. Stock and short handguard has original finish and has never been sanded. Bore is quite bright and strong. Not import-marked, functional.  PHOTO . . . $425.    C&R  

JAPANESE Naval Special Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action training rifle # 31 (7.7x58 blanks only) likely mfg. by Yokosuka Arsenal in 1942.  Excellent condition with full bluing (some turning brown in areas), bolt & firing pin numbered 62, sliding action cover not numbered. Naval anchor atop receiver, includes cleaning rod.  Has smooth bore, burned-in rectangle reads "shooting of ball ammunition in forbidden", circular brand containing the characters for "education", and Kanji "3 of 21" in white paint all on left side of stock. Not import-marked.  PHOTO . . . $475.  REDUCED! $350.   C&R 

JAPANESE Naval Special Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action training rifle # 86 (7.7x58 blanks only) likely mfg. by Yokosuka Arsenal in 1942.  Excellent condition with full bluing (some turning brown in areas), bolt & firing pin numbered 86 (matching). Naval anchor atop receiver, includes cleaning rod.  Has smooth bore, burned-in rectangle reads "shooting of ball ammunition in forbidden", circular brand above that contains the characters for "education" all on right side of stock. Not import-marked.  PHOTO . . . $425.  REDUCED! $325.    C&R 

JAPANESE Naval Special Type 99 Arisaka bolt-action training rifle # 1119 (7.7x58 blanks only) likely mfg. by Hasegawa in 1943.  Excellent condition with full bluing (some turning brown in areas), bolt numbered 1119 (matching). Naval anchor atop receiver, includes cleaning rod.  Has smooth bore, burned-in rectangle reads "shooting of ball ammunition in forbidden" on right side, circular brand on left side the characters for "education". Stock cracked at wrist.. Not import-marked.  PHOTO . . . $350.  REDUCED! $295.    C&R 

JAPANESE Type 38 Arisaka bolt-action training rifle (no serial number), made from a Type 30 with Type 38 features and a smooth bore, Kanji atop chamber reads "Nippon Special Steel".  Excellent condition with nearly full original bluing and strong markings. Includes cleaning rod. Wood has original finish with a few of the expected handling marks. Not import-marked, scarce. PHOTO . . . $325.   REDUCED! $275. C&R

SWEDISH Model 96 Mauser bolt-action rifle # 32122 (6.5x55), mfg. by Waffenfabrik Mauser in 1899 with straight-bolt and non-threaded muzzle. Near Excellent condition, with 90% or better original bluing on all parts. Has very strong markings and a very bright and strong bore (disk marked 6.51/2).  All numbered parts matching except cleaning rod.  Walnut stock has many nicks, dings and handling-marks from actual use over the past 120 years. PHOTOS . . . $475.  C&R   SOLD

SWEDISH Model CG63 Mauser bolt-action TARGET rifle # 49896 (6.5x55) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Mauser in 1900 and converted to the match configuration at Carl Gustaf in the late 1960's.  Excellent-PLUS condition, with 100% bluing, all serial numbers (except for magazine floorplate) mismatched (as these were usually assembled from parts).  Near perfect, mirror bore, has a Carl Gustaf rear aperture sight and a aperture front sight that takes circular target inserts. Triggerguard is checkered and ribbed rubber target buttplate has CG logo. PHOTOS . . . $1250.   C&R 

SWISS Model 1871 Vetterli bolt-action infantry rifle # 139672 (10.4mm Swiss rimfire) mfg. by Waffenfabrik Bern in 1878. Excellent condition with full original bluing, all-matching numbers. Bore has very strong rifling (but is dark from shooting corrosive ammo). Wood is walnut with its original finish (cartouches clear) having only a very few light handling-marks and dings. Includes cleaning-rod. Not import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $475.    Antique, no FFL required

ARGENTINE Model 1909 Mauser bolt-action rifle # E0292 (7.65x54) mfg. by DWM in 1910.  Excellent-PLUS condition, with 99% bluing on all parts (receiver in the white as it should be, intense fire-blue on all springs).  National Crest above chamber very bold, all-matching serial numbers (including cleaning rod and buttstock).  Bore is very strong and mirror-bright. Walnut stock and handguard has original finish with a few bumps and dings (it's been 109 years, after all), with new condition Argentinean forest-green leather sling. Includes non-matching Argentine-made bayonet and scabbard which has been with this rifle for many decades). PHOTOS . . . $925.   C&R    SOLD

ARGENTINE Model "98k" Mauser bolt-action rifle # 011923 (8x57mm) mfg. by F.M.A.P. (Rosario) in 1951.  Someone (likely back in Argentina) went through a LOT of trouble and expense to create a German 98k look-alike from a 1909/47 Cavalry carbine.  First they re-barrelled the action with an 8mm 98k barrel, then they replaced the bolt with a 98k bolt, dropped the action into a new beech Kriegsmodell stock, then added all other German 98k parts and a new reproduction 98k sling.  Why they did not blue the receiver (which is still "in the white") is anyone's guess, but they otherwise did a very good job creating a replica 98k. Excellent condition overall, no matching serial numbers, National Crest above chamber very bold. Bore is very strong and mirror-bright, has front sight hood but no cleaning rod (stock was never drilled to accept one). An extreme oddity, NOT import-marked. PHOTOS . . . $800.   C&R  

CZECH Model 98k Mauser bolt-action rifle # 09677 (8mm) mfg. by Brno (factory code tgf) in 1950.  Very Good condition with 70% or better bluing, bolt numbered 5118 (not matching), no other parts are numbered on these. Has laminated 98k stock with some of the expected scuffs and dings and winter triggerguard. Bore is excellent and quite bright, includes cleaning rod.  Has stock disk stamped 739 in Arabic numerals on right side.  This rare code is often (wrongly) attributed to East Germany. PHOTOS . . . $850.    C&R

    FINN Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # SL9560 (7.62x54R) mfg. by Izhevsk in 1942 and two [SA] Finn property marks on left side of barrel-shank.  Excellent condition with full bluing on all metal parts with a  round receiver and and a mirror bright bore (has been counterbored at muzzle). Has hooded post front sight, 95602 stamped on bolt body (matching). Russian one-piece stock has very few handling marks. Includes cleaning rod.   PHOTOS . . . $350.   C&R   SOLD

   SOVIET Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # XE388 (7.62x54R), mfg. by Tula in 1939.  Excellent arsenal-refurbished condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). All numbered parts stamped 388 (matching, without letter prefixes).  Shellac on stock and handguard is nearly perfect. PHOTOS . . . $325.    C&R

    SOVIET Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # IP6975 (7.62x54R), mfg. by Izhevsk in 1942.  Excellent arsenal-refurbished condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a dark but strong bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). Bolt electropenciled IP6975 (matching).  Stock and handguard has the inevitable scuffs in the shellac finish from use and storage, but is otherwise in nice shape. Includes olive-green web sling with "dog-collar" swivels. PHOTOS . . . $275.   C&R

    SOVIET Model 91/30 Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # Cb4296 (7.62x54R), mfg. by Izhevsk in 1942.  Excellent arsenal-refurbished condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). All numbered parts stamped 4296 (matching, without letter prefixes).  Shellac on stock is nearly perfect, but is flaking on handguard. PHOTOS . . . $300.   C&R   SOLD

    SOVIET Model 91/30 PU SNIPER Mosin-Nagant bolt-action rifle # KX1469 (7.62x54R), mfg. by Izhevsk in 1944.  Excellent condition with full bluing on all metal parts and a mirror-bright bore (NOT counterbored at muzzle). All serialized parts numbered KX1469 (matching).  1944-dated PU scope numbered b160045, number stamped on left side of barrel-shank struck-through and not matching (usual).  Stock and handguard has the inevitable scuffs in the shellac finish from use and storage, but is otherwise in nice shape. PHOTOS . . . $1275.    C&R   SOLD


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